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Climate crisis costing $16m an hour in extreme weather damage, study estimates

The damage caused by the climate crisis through extreme weather has cost $16m (£13m) an hour for the past 20 years, according to a new estimate.

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Wyoming air quality affected by oil and gas, study finds

Roughly 13 premature deaths linked to oil and gas production occurred in Wyoming in 2016, according to a peer-reviewed analysis published last week.
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Climate change: Trees grow for extra month as planet warms

Researchers studying hardwoods in northwest Ohio say a century of warming has extended their annual growing season by a month on average.

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Third of young people ‘very worried’ about climate change

A third of young people in Britain are scared, sad or pessimistic about climate change, with more than a quarter feeling overwhelmed, according to a new poll.

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Climate change could cost Germany €900 billion

The German economy could see a fivefold increase in average annual costs to cover damage caused by extreme weather by 2050, according to a new study by two ministries..

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In Texas, a new study will determine where extreme weather hazards and environmental justice collide

Researchers hope the results of of a new study, funded by a $66 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, will empower citizens to advocate for more equitable climate solutions.

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Climate change is messing with bears’ hibernation schedules

Bears will have to rethink their concept of hibernation as the climate warms and winters grow shorter. How they respond will say much about their commitment to winter naps, and about the deep interconnections between climate and animal behavior.